Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P039A.pdf)
Monday 8th February 1830
The Senate met according to adjournment.
Mr Phelps removed the following order & preamble. State of Maine
[Mr Phelps Preamble & order.]
In Senate February 8th 1830- Whereas, on the first day of February just, a Message was communicated by the House of Representatives to the Senate, requesting such Senators as had been elected to meet the members of the House of Representatives, in the Hall of the House of Representatives, on the second just at 11 o'clock in the fore noon, and elect by Joint Ballot the number of Senators required: and whereas Eight of the Senators elected, in compliance with such request, and in conformity with the requirements of the Constitution, at the time assigned, repaired [?] to the Hall of the House of Representatives, and there met the members of the House of Representatives, and in conjunction with them, proceeded to elect Three Senators to supply the vacancies in the Senatorial District of York, and one Senator to supply the vacancy in the Senatorial District of Washington; therefore, Ordered, that said Four Senators were duly and constitutionally elected to fill vacancies existing, and that the Three first above named, having been qualified, are entitled to seats at this Board, and to all the rights and privileges of Senators elected by the People.
[to lie on the table]
Mr. Ingalls moved that the aforesaid Preamble and order lie on the table; and the question on motion by Mr Meqquier being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays, was decided in the negative as follows;
Messrs. Davee, Dunlap, Hutchinson, Hutchings,
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